My life as a degenerate

May 2013


Motor and non-motor symptoms list

The most commonly known symptom of Parkinson's disease is the resting tremor. The other main symptoms are:

These are the main motor symptoms of Parkinson's. But the disease affects other areas too. Here is a quick list of mainly non-motor symptoms:

So far, I am having to deal with some of these symptoms, as my medication doesn't fix all of them. In particular:

Articles of interest

Parkinson's Disease: Hope Through Research - detailed explanation of causes, symptoms, treatment and research

Symptoms article by Parkinson's Disease Foundation - describes primary motor, secondary motor and non-motor symptoms, and how to deal with them


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